Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

Nomination Process

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Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Bush House

East Seattle School

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Morgan Middle School

First Hill Apartments

McMillin Bridge

Longfellow School

Dorsey Bulding

Downtown Mount Vernon

Northern State Hospital

Sand Point Naval Station

Post Hospital

Kapus Farmstead

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Libbey House

Lone Star Cement Building

Trafton Elementary

Anderson-Baum Cabin

LaFramboise Farmstead

Parlor Car #1799

Day Block

Collins Building

Electric Building

Mukai Farm and Garden

Scout House

Coke Oven Park

Steilacoom Train Depot

Vashon Elementary Gym

National Guard of Washington Armory

Curran House

Washington Hall

Nuclear Reactor Building

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Old City Hall

Puget Power Building

Dvorak Barn

Murray Morgan Bridge

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

P-I Globe

Hastings Buildings

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Packard House

Haller House

Colville Indian Agency

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Fowler House

Harborview Hall

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

First United Methodist Church

Howard S. Wright House

Valley Schoolhouse

Schooner Wawona

McReavy House

Lincoln School

Donovan District

Reard Freed Farmhouse

Point Hudson

Masonic Home of Washington

Oysterville Historic District

Camp Waskowitz

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Scottish Rite

Reard Freed Farmstead

Camp Kilworth

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

Providence Heights College

Bruggemann Ranch

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Surrey Downs

South Harbor Park Stack

Port Angeles Fire Station

St. Ignatius Hospital

Snohomish County Courthouse

Carmack House

Elks Building

Waldo General Hospital

Green Mountain Lookout

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

Alki Homestead Restaurant

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

McNeil Island

Fort Steilacoom

First United Methodist Church

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Stephenson House

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Old Granary Building

Jensen-Byrd Building

Downtown Sprague

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Bettinger House

BF Tabbott House

BNSF Depot

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Digester Building

St. Nicholas Church

Skykomish Hotel

Moran School Administration Building

National Historic District

Kelley Farm

Ellensburg Depot

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Robert Morris Earthwork

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Old Tumwater Brewery

Washington’s Historic Barns

William O. McKay Ford

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Thayer Barn

Hyer Farm

Arlington High School

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Shelton Gymnasium

Old Woodinville School

Old Ritzville Highschool